Police are searching for a man accused of stealing a woman's purse from her vehicle at a Bellevue gas station. Police have released a photo of another man believed to have been driving the getaway car.
It happened at the Kwik Shop near 42nd and Harrison in Bellevue around 4 p.m. The woman said she went into prepay for her gas and when she came back outside her purse was gone. She had left the vehicle unlocked.
Police were able to get surveillance video of the incident. It shows that as the woman entered the gas station, the passenger of a gold Chrysler minivan opened her unlocked passenger door, and then got back into the minivan.
The suspect is described as a white male, early 20's, wearing a black baseball cap, a dark colored basketball jersey, and black pants.
The driver of the minivan had entered the store to prepay for gas just before the woman pulled into the gas station. He is pictured above. He’s described as a white male, early 30’s, heavyset, short hair, and tattoos on both arms
If you are able to identify either person involved in this theft, please contact Bellevue Police Department at 402-293-3100 or Sarpy County Crime Stoppers at 402-592-STOP (7867).